Shyness-sensitivity and unsociability in rural Chinese children: relations with social, school, and psychological adjustment.

@article{Chen2011ShynesssensitivityAU,
  title={Shyness-sensitivity and unsociability in rural Chinese children: relations with social, school, and psychological adjustment.},
  author={Xinyin Chen and Li Wang and Ruixin Cao},
  journal={Child development},
  year={2011},
  volume={82 5},
  pages={1531-43}
}
The purpose of this study was to examine how shyness-sensitivity and unsociability were associated with social, school, and psychological adjustment in rural Chinese children. Participants were third- to fifth-grade students (N = 820; M age = 10 years) in rural schools in P. R. China. Data on shyness-sensitivity, unsociability, and adjustment were obtained from multiple sources including peer assessments, sociometric nominations, teacher ratings, self-reports, and school records. It was found… CONTINUE READING